Leading Virtual Teams addresses the challenges and opportunities presented to managers, teams, and organizations when direct reports and other colleagues are spread across disparate work locations. Learners will focus on leveraging the dynamics and characteristics of high-performing teams in the context of remote-worker situations. The course considers a range of factors, including culture, company policies, and leadership styles and preferences, and incorporates situational and scenario-based learning activities that allow learners to apply best practices.
- Discuss the challenges of managing virtual team members, including team- and organization-specific challenges
- Explore the dynamics of high-performing teams in the context of virtual-worker situations
- Explore best practices specific to addressing the challenges of leading virtual teams
- Develop an action plan for implementing best practices that will optimize team relationships and productivity
Why This Matters:
More employees than ever before are doing their jobs from locations other than the traditional workplace. As companies enact work-anywhere policies and look to accommodate the expectations of flexibility that many workers demand, leaders must adapt their approach to communicating, assigning tasks, managing performance, and building relationships.
In-Person: Full day
Live-Online: Two 3-hour instructor-led sessions plus self-paced prework